13th September 2020: Thousands of Israelis protested in Jerusalem against their Prime Minister Netanyahu on Saturday.
According to reports from the Reuters, Israelis protested against Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu in Jerusalem on Saturday over his alleged corruption and the government’s handling of the coronavirus pandemic.
Protestors rallied outside Netanyahu’s residence, blowing whistles, waving signs and flags and calling for his resignation.
According to the Israeli media, almost 10,000 people attended what has become a weekly demonstration in Jerusalem. Organisers said that as many as 25,000 people joined the protest.
The protests, now in their 12th week, built up over the summer as COVID-19 cases spiked.
With a population of nine million, Israel has reported almost 150,000 infections and more than 1,000 deaths.
Protests against the Prime Minister are intensifying day by day and in recent months demonstrations against the Zionist Prime Minister in Tel Aviv have become the norm.
Protesters held placards with slogans such as “Netanyahu resigns” and “Netanyahu is a disgrace to us.”
The Israeli court has indicted the Jewish Prime Minister Netanyahu on November 21 on charges of financial corruption, abuse of power and fraud.
Netanyahu faces four major corruption cases in state deals. The total value of which is said to be several billion dollars.